Monthly Archives: February 2013

More of that Big Ten (basketball) magic

First Minnesota knocks off No. 1 Indiana, which wasn’t a complete surprise. Then Penn State beats No. 4 Michigan – perhaps the biggest shock of the season.

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MSU goaltender Will Yanakeff earns CCHA honor

Will Yanakeff made back-to-back starts in net for the first time since November. The Michigan State junior capitalized on the opportunity and was named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week on Monday after stopping 76 of 79 shots over the … Continue reading

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Did Spartans fall too far in this week’s polls?; Bell impresses at combine

The weekly basketball polls are out and Michigan State has dropped five spots in both. The Spartans moved from No. 4 to No. 9 in the Associated Press poll and from No. 5 to No. 10 in the coaches poll, … Continue reading

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Spartans looking to bounce back at Ohio State, hockey falls short of sweep

Michigan State will be trying to rebound from the loss to Indiana when it travels to face No. 18 Ohio State at 4 p.m. today. (CBS)

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MSU hockey takes opener against Alaska, going for sweep tonight

For the first time this season, the Michigan State hockey team has won back-to-back games. The Spartans recorded a 1-0 CCHA victory over Alaska late Friday night at the Carlson Center as Greg Wolfe’s first period score made the difference.

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MSU women’s basketball a model of consistency

The Michigan State women’s basketball program has become a model of consistency. It started under Joanne P. McCallie and has carried over with what Suzy Merchant has done with the program over the past six seasons.

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MSU women’s basketball blog: Spartans vs. Northwestern

The Michigan State women’s basketball team will try to earn its 20th win when it hosts Northwestern at 7 tonight at Breslin Center.

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Magic Johnson says Big Ten at its best since he played

The Big Ten has been the best conference in college basketball all season. The conference has had three teams in the top 10 of the Associated Press poll a majority of the season and has featured the No. 1 team … Continue reading

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Magic Johnson expects a dogfight tonight, impressed how Izzo’s teams improve

EAST LANSING – Magic Johnson expects tonight’s matchup between No. 4-ranked Michigan State and No. 1 Indiana will be a dogfight. And the Lansing native and former MSU star is excited to be part of the matchup as a commentator … Continue reading

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MSU-Indiana game information

We’re 90 minutes from tipoff for the Big Ten’s latest showdown – No. 4 Michigan State vs. No. 1 Indiana. The Hoosiers haven’t won at Breslin since Feb. 28, 1991 when they posted a 62-56 victory. MSU hasn’t lost at … Continue reading

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